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The world's largest meat company, JBS sells the meat that ends up on tables all over the globe. But the company has largely stayed out of the spotlight.

Rodeo bullfighters spend their nights being chased by angry bulls. On purpose.

While most plants flower for weeks, orchid cacti only blossom for a few short hours each year, and always at night.

With healthy food often in short supply, some food pantries are helping teach their clients to grow their own food.

Commercial bakers and restaurants have been hard hit by the shortage of liquid egg, which is used for dozens of products, from cakes and cookies to mayonnaise. 

When farmers lose a limb on the job, they have a limited selection of prosthetics to help them get back to the fields.

Long before a new product makes a store shelf, a team has to work diligently to formulate a recipe that will earn it the label claims discerning customers want, while still netting a profit.

Packaged foods have been carefully created to hold up to weeks, or even months, on the shelf. Go inside the process of developing a new food product.

Many cannabis growers use chemicals to control pests. But because of the plant's unresolved legal status, regulators worry about pot buyers ingesting those pesticides.

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